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Notre Dame WR Javon McKinley Arrested On Sunday Morning

February 11, 2019

According to public records, Notre Dame wide receiver Javon McKinley was arrested early on Sunday morning. 

The Corona, Calif. native was arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement (Def. knowingly or intentionally flees from a law enforcement officer after the officer has, by visible or audible means, including operation of the law enforcement officer's siren or emergency lights, identified himself or herself and ordered the person to stop) and Battery or BBW resulting in bodily injury to public safety officer while engaged in official duties. 

Update 2/11/19 - 5:00pm:

Notre Dame WR Javon McKinley has been charged with two counts of Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury and one count of Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage.

A University spokesman gave Irish Sports Daily an official statement on the McKinley’s situation:

“The incident is being handled by the criminal justice system. As for internal discipline, we do not publicly discuss specific cases, and impose sanctions as warranted.”

The South Bend Tribune has a full account of what led to McKinley’s arrest, including punching two University of Notre Dame Security Police officers: Notre Dame WR Javon McKinley charged with battery

The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder played in six games as a freshman before missing the 2017 season as he recovered from a broken fibula he sustained during the 2016 season. 

McKinley played in just three games in 2018 (Ball State, Syracuse and USC). 

With the situation happening over the weekend, a local attorney told ISD if there are official charges brought against McKinley, it would be in the next 48 hours.

Stay tuned to for the latest on McKinley’s situation as the week progresses. 

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